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terribly wrong. >> my name is john. >> we showed you the viral video of a desperate father. >> her life is over. this is my daughter. >> now, hear the story of what happened to his daughter and the grandchild he lost. >> she was five months pregnant at the time. that's the little guy's feet. >> plus, a little boy watching right this minute is scared of santa. >> i'll be coming to your house. >> and a nature video we call -- gorillas in the wind. >> why this little lady might be getting too much fiber. >>> each year in myanmar there's a fire balloon festival. it draws thousands of people. there are images all over the internet. when you think of fire balloons you think of the small balloons. these are the size of hot air balloons. as they go into the air, there are also fireworks and rockets in the basket. pretty incredible if you get to witness this in myanmar. >> what if that thing lands on the roof of my house and sets my neighborhood on fire. >> you're on to something with the idea maybe there is a little fear involved. one video in particular that we found that was shot by a photogr
officer. that person would then report back to the judge. ktvu's john was inside that room there where that press conference just ended moments ago and he's been following this story. john, take it from there. >> all right, frank, yeah, they just wrapped up this press conference about one minute ago literally. they just walked out. they're do ago town hall meeting on crime in oakland and we first had to talk about this receivership issue and the settlement with the plaintiffs in this case but it certainly has the mayor and the police on the hot seat and has for a long time but that story is worried that the city has settled with the plaintiffs in the notorious writers case and potentially avoided receivership that is a federal takeover to have police department. this is the case thad the entire police department under the microscope because of four former officers known as the requireds who called themselves the riders were blamed for planting evidence and abusing suspects. mayor officially announce that side this case, which has been hanging over the police department for about ten ye
.. john egan-- of insurancequotes.com.. which is owned by bank rate. good to have you back on the show. how many people take the time to actually do research for car insurance deals? our survey showed that roughly 20 percent of people had shopped for car insurance in the past year. and that's not a hugely surprising number but i would bet a lot more people should be in that number who are shopping for insurance because they may be leaving money on the table. how much money? it could be hundreds of dollars. everybody's circumstances are different but there could be discounts you're not getting or maybe you've got your auto and home insurance with separate companies and you should have it with one company and get a bundling discount that way. why do so few people bother to shop? insurance is a necessary thing but something that people don't really want to think too much about so alot of people just pay their monthly bill or their bill every six months and they don't put a lot of thought into could i be saving money? how do motorists go about shopping if they do look around for car insu
. >> claudine, thank you. >>> john mcphee is no longer on the run. coming up, why he was arrested in guatemala and what officials may do with him. >>> 44-year-old roger clifton and 45-year-old paula klein left to drive through guardner nevada at some point they got stuck in the snow and her brother found her walking and took her to the hospital treated for frostbite. the other person's condition is still not known. >>> the saturated ground gave way yesterday forcing cal trans to cover a five mile stretch. a detour is also in place on ford rally road because of flooding. now you caught some people driving through and others were turned around. >> i am not going to take a chance to ruin the car and you know it happens every year and everybody here is used to it. >> cal trans will be in effect until further notice. >>> downed trees were cut down around the area and in mill valley a fallen tree took down power lines. in san francisco's neighborhoods a tree came down and one homeowner said the tree came within a couple of feet from his head. >>> there is a series of weakened storms and plastic pape
test this one this morning. >> this is john. just checking the phone. >> hello. >> this is john. >>reporter: does that work? could he hear you? >> no. he's now dispatching somebody to check the phone. >>reporter: then another blue light phone had gone down. >> it is a common issue. we're generally aware there's going to be at least one phone having issues. >>reporter: on this day there were at least four. police blamed weather and the system. police say the university has made finding a long-term fix a priority, but for now the solution seems to be, keep checking them and keep fixing them. >>> police were called to a fire at a house where marijuana plants were found growing inside, but did not issue any citations because they say the person at the home had a medical marijuana card and was legally growing the plants found in the garage. the fire was small, but did burn part of the garage. no one was hurt. >>> we're currently tracking the second strongest storm that will be moving into the bay area later on today and early friday morning. right now the cloud cover out there and fe
on the solutions for the fiscal cliff. they will meet with white house speaker john boehner. in the meantime the white house is rejecting the latest proposal. house republicans send it to the white house yesterday their republicans plan does not increase tax rates which the white house insists must be included in any deal. >>> they are trying to make california public schools green. they will update the efficiency of public schools in california. it's being introduced by an assembly woman. the recent funding would come from proposition 39 and it comes from a fund. >>> police say 44-year-old john roady robbed the class sunday night. he took computers and other electronics. police recovered some of those during his arrest. he was on probation for burglary and now he faces new charges. >>> we have a car versus a dear at the paradise east bound. it is backed up and running, here is a look at the east shore freeway and mcarthur maze no dislace, traffic is flowing -- no delays, traffic is flowing well in both directions. >>> light rain is trying to develop up in lake men seen know, rain is slowly
. it will include former stanford john elway and some of the raiders grates, as well as howie long. they will take another step closer to finishing their new stadium. coming up, the signing ceremony that will mark a very special occasion. >>> a beautiful commute so far, how is it looking? >>> we have the on ramp not causing any problems but crews will have to get in there and get out that crash. this is down at the peninsular, and we have a look at the area with three lanes closed on 101 hills dale boulevard and it is slow going across the san mateo bridge. also in the dumbarton, we have construction eastbound so be aware of that and i am opening up shortly though. >>> and we have a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, back down on the south bay, 880 split, you can see traffic looks good in all directions. here is steve. >>> we have low cloud desk, there are other areas brandon and pacifica. man, it is thick here and there are some areas where fog is an issue and it is misty, fog sun, muggy, there is a lot of moisture in the area, we get a north wind that will scour that fog out, it will be an issue
their own people. >>> president obama and john boehner will talking on the phone about the fiscal cliff. still, there's no real progress. this all comes as another republican says he's willing to break ranks regarding this. tom coburn said that he -- some are looking for a way to save grace as they move in. >>> allison turns reports, hundreds of thousands of california jobs could be lost. alison? >> reporter: and dave, the defense industry projects about 135,000 jobs would be lost in california over the next few years if those tax increases and massive spending cuts kick in at the end of this month. if there's no deal on those, the pentagon was initially told not to plan for the cuts. that's all changed. in the last 24 hours, the pentagon leaders say they are preparing to slice about 10% of the budget. if we go over the fiscal cliff experts predict one in five defense contracts in california could be -- would be lost. both parties say there's still time to reach a deal and avoid those major losses. >> nobody wants to get this done more than me. >> our goal is to make sure this gets reso
of interest. >>> set back for a business. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler traveled to drakes bay. >> reporter: a gray and gloomy day at drake's bay. oyster farm is ending. suddenly ordered to close tomorrow. >> disbelief. a combination that create as shock. >> reporter: he says he phoned him today. he was stunned. the park lease is over. family business gone. 30 people out of work. >> this will have a profound effect. >> reporter: customers also stunned. >> so sad that now this will not happen anymore. we could see the last people. >> reporter: a study claims the farm harms marine mammals. the company is considering legal action. it has gotten praise for jobs. he loses his job of 30 years tomorrow. his wife, three children and 15 other families must leave their homes. >> i feel bad. >> reporter: what are you going to do? >> i don't know. >> the company cannot relocate. and the loss of oysters will force up prices. >> this will be a crushing blow to seafood production in california. >> reporter: this area where sir frances drake landed is now to be california's first federally de
to shut down. ktvu science editor john fowler says how the decision came from the president's organization. >> reporter: after almost a century on these pristine waters, -- his family business gone. 30 businesses instantly out of work. customers also stunned. >> it's so sad that now this will not happen anymore. we could very well be the last people. >> reporter: we showed you secretary salazar visiting. there were no public hearings. it's gotten praise for sustainability, low environmental impact and jobs in rural marine. juan and jorge mata loses his job tomorrow. his wife and other families living on the property are going to have to move out of their home. >> i feel bad. >> reporter: what are you going to do? >> i don't know. >> reporter: it will force up prices. >> this will be a crushing blow to seafood production in california. >> reporter: this area where sir francis drake first landed 433 years ago is now to be california's first federally designated marine wilderness area. at drake's, john fowler. >>> san francisco is ready to celebrate should marriage become legal once again in
: john haley, muni director of transit showed the blown transformer. he says crews will be working through the night to try to fix the problem before tomorrow morning's commute. >> we know it's not the outside feed from pg and e, and we know the problem is within our hardware. >> reporter: as for commuters tonight, it was a headache getting to their destination. as late as 8:00 p.m., we found passengers still at a loss. >> i didn't know there was a shut down at all. i'm trying to get home. i just had a french class after work. >> reporter: other passengers braved long lines to board a bus bridge at the embarcadero. >> it's going to drop me off away from my house. i've got to catch another bus. it's just a problem. >> reporter: a station agent tried to help travelers. >> you can take the f line. >> we have a shuttle. >> reporter: underground muni service usually starts around 4:30 a.m., weekday mornings. >> how confident are you that it will be fix the by 4:30 a.m. tomorrow morning? >> we've got all the right people here and we've believe we've got the material that we need. we'll h
are looking ahead through 2013 to see where the opportunities might lie. let's talk with john blank. he is the chief equity strategist, the big-picture guy. so, let's talk generalities. bulls or bears, who will be doing most of the running in 2013? > > in my camp, i am a bull, and w i think we can get a 10% return out of next year. > very good. how about through the year? will it start out looking a little weak and we will find our stride in later quarters? > > that is mercury to me. i think you are probably likely to see a january effect and have pop, which is traditional. and i expect through april or may you might see the bulk of the run, and then it will taper off. > focus on some sectors. a lot of people are saying health care is going to continue to be robust. how do you see it? > > i am actually bullish on global sectors. i think we are going to see an asia-pacific-, china-driven market that we haven't seen in five years. and i see i.t., which is beaten down right now, but i would take a position in. i see industrials, which have good global exposure as a stock area that would pu
assaulted and beat her and left her duct taped in a ditch. >>> the story of john mcafee keeps getting more bizarre by the today. today john mcafee is blogging he is on the run. he says the person arrested over the weekend in mexico was a so-called double and was used as a distraction. last friday a reporter was transported to his hiding place where he asked john mcafee about the murder of his neighbor. >> reporter: did you kill him? >> i barely knew the man, why would i kill him? he was a neighbor. >> reporter: do you believe the government is -- this is a ventetta by the -- vendeada by the government? >> absolutely. >> authorities say they want to talk to him as a person of interest. >>> an arrest tonight in a case of a teenage girl beaten. >> paul chambers tells us why the father sup set with -- up set with police. >> reporter: police are being tight lipped about this. including to the victim's father. we found out a man was arrested in this case. been about a week since the 16- year-old left this facility, two days later she was found badly beaten in san francisco. >> reporter: the home
water from flowing. >> this is st. john's catholic school. this is the food of 86. >> reporter: the owner of henry's bar showed us a photo of one of several floods that devastated downtown napa. the break in the tomorrow and the flood district's improvements will hopefully keep the creek and the river from overflowing. >> we're told if needed crews will be stationed here starting at 6:00 tomorrow night to monitor the creek. reporting live here in napa, amber lee channel2 news. >>> stay with us for the next round of heavy rain. bill returns at 10:20 with tomorrow's forecast and how the time table will affect your day. we'll break down just how much rain is expected by the series of storms. and then your complete forecast that takes us all the way through the weekend. >>> homicide investigators are on the scene of a fatal shooting in east oakland. police heard gunshots in the area of moore park and russets at about 8:00 tonight. officers found a car with a man shot to death inside and was pronounced dead at the scene. police tell us they are canvassing that area looking for clues
. again, health and science editor john fowler. >> reporter: 24-year-old nevada nursing student paul told us it startedded as a painful red patch. >> when i got shingles i was out of work for two weeks. >> reporter: pain spread to several spots and first she blamed job stress. >> i was and aware i wasstressed and just thought i was busy, so it was a big surprise. >> reporter: 25-year-old giant's catcher, buster posey got shingles and got him out one game. tony la russa got it so bad. >> the pain can go on usually for a couple or three weeks. and on occasion can be people nent. >> reporter: kaiser infectious disease doctor said shingle was once thought a disease for the elderly:there is growing evidence immunizing children against chickenpox may be leading to more adult cases of shingles. adults get an immune boost and really get shingles when around children with chickenpox. doctors say this vaccine can cut your chance of shingles in half and think of it like a chickenpox booster. >> you give it when you are old enough to protect you at 80 and yet young enough to have low risk of shin
. this is after geithner delivered a proposal from president obama. but house speaker john boehner says it is not a serious plan. >> i was flabbergasted. i looked at him and said you can't be serious. i just never seen anything like it. >> if they are going to force higher rates on virtually all americans because they are unwilling to let tax rates go up on 2% of americans, that is a choice we'll have to make. >> if congress doesn't act by the end of the year, tax rates will go up for everybody and across the board spending cuts will take effect. >>> back here at home muni and other agent res are thinking of a controversial plan for fare rates. they are planning on basing fares on how much money passengers earn. some people don't think it's fair that people that are struggling to pay their bills have to pay $64 for a monthly pass while senior citizens who often have more money are only paying $22 for the same fare. >>> 6:07 is the time. tara is in for sal this morning. there is an accident on the peninsula. >> that is right. a car hit the guardrail on the 101 northbound at third street.
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. replacing leon panetta who is stepping down. another top contender senator john kerry. he is also looking at john kerry for a possible secretary of state. or he may go with susan rice the u.s. ambassador to the united nations. president obama meets with two very different groups. both have concerns about the fiscal cliff conference. and remember he meets with them top ceo's. coming up the one issue where president obama is refusing to budge in those fiscal cliff negotiations. >>> right now 5:07. we want to check back in with tara who is in for sal. definitely wet roads out there. >> reporter: we do have an accident to report. this is a big rig verses a small pickup truck and an ambulance is on the way. we understand there are injuries involved. here it is right here. 880 northbound near the grand avenue exit. we had somebody needs an ambulance basically. we are keeping an eye on it. all right. up next we will take a live look at 280 in san jose. you can see traffic is actually flowing nicely in both directions. and it's 5:08 let's check in with steve. >> thank you tara. >>> our system is
for secretary of defense to replace leon panetta who is stepping down. another top contender, john kerry. but the president is also considering to replace hillary clinton with john considerry. susan rice for the united nations, she is still facing opposition because of statements she made about the libyan attack. >>> president obama is meeting with two different groups today. both have concerns about the fiscal cliff crisis. he will lead with the ceos of business leaders and then later, he will meet with native- american tribal leaders. the one issue where he's refusing to budge in fiscal cliff issues. >>> the voters passed prop 30, which raises taxes on people who earn more than $250,000 a year. it also increases the sales tax. well, the ucla and der son forecast says because of prop 30 -- anderson forecast says because of prop 30, unemployment will not improve as fast and personal income will be less than expected. but economists say california is still on track for economic growth and more jobs. >>> well, sheriffs in solano county want your help. they are trying to catch vandals who d
: attorney john burres had asked a judge for more oversight of the department. >> that person still reports to the judge. and is not supervised by anyone in the department, and has the ability to change the personnel at the top level if necessary. >> reporter: the city would pay the compliance officer salary, and those last remaining reforms would have to be completed by the end of the next year. reporting live tonight, in oakland, heather holmes, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> oakland's mayor and police chief also attended a neighborhood crime meeting tonight. a mother of two isn't convinced things are going to get better. >> tired of it. tired of the violence. tired of the shooting. it was like it takes them a while, to try to find people that's doing it, but they never seem to find them. >> reporter: crime continues to plague the city. last night, two men and a women were shot on east 18th near lake merritt. a stray bullet struck another man a couple of blocks away. all four shooting victims are expected to survive. we're told three men in hoodies were seen running from the scene. >>> john mc
are in talks with john gruten to bring him back as their head coach at this point there's absolutely repeat, nothing to substantiate that story but it sure would bring something needed to the giants. >>> and well beyond 50, niners not pointing fingers however there were lots of mistakes being made. >> you know what the circumstance is, they have to drive if ball on the defense. so regardless, you know. we need to go three and out own stop them right where they need to get the offense and try to put points on the board. it works hand in hand both sides of the ball. >>> up on the hilltop tonight, things looking pretty good for the sc. not sure if chris mullen was at the game but he would not have liked what happened to his alma mater. that is st. john's coach steve navin. big local name. usf second half is what breaks it open. tim dirkson dualing. the end parker 28 points driving to secure the victory and that was the end for st. john's 81-65. and at the end an east bay product and i don't know if you guys know how he got his name but he was the last of 10 children mom named him daend. >> you
stand. for the president, treasury secretary timothy geithner, for the g.o.p., house speaker john boehner. geithner and boehner, only, on fox news sunday. >>> plus we have seen this movie before. the two parties edging closer and closer to the brink. we'll ask our sunday panel whether we'll get a happy ending for an economic disaster. >>> and our power player of the week, a young beauty queen has to make a tough choice, all, right now on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and, hello again from fox news in washington. well, we had quite a day around here, friday. with talks to avoid the fiscal cliff deadlock and everyone saying, the other side is to blame, treasury secretary geithner scheduled a round of interviews, then, friday afternoon, speaker boehner's office called to say he wanted to come on fox news sunday, to tell his side of the story. you'll hear from boehner in a few minutes, but first here's my conversation with tim geithner about the lack of progress in steering away from that cliff. >> chris: secretary geithner, welcome back to fox news sunday. >> nice to see you, chris.
battle facing this man republican house speaker john boehner within his own party. as he tries to negotiate a deal do avoid that fiscal cliff. >>> time now is 6:08. let's check in with tara. what are you keeping an eye on? >> in san francisco we have issues actually with some backup. spinout near hospital suffer on 101 southbound and there are several cars that are in the fast lane and definitely having an impact on traffic. right now let's take a look at our maps. we can show you where we have other accidents brewing here. 280 northbound. and then we have flooding in the two right hand lanes. so be aware of that. and then if we head over to the oakland care you can -- oakland area we have slowing through the richmond area. we also have this accident still being cleared here at buchanan street and a stalled truck on 24 near the caldecott tunnel. if we take a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza, we have a lot of rain out there. the metering lights are on. you're looking at an extra 15 minutes to get into san francisco. here's a look at highway 24 live. that stalled truck coul
speaker john baner said republicans have made a reasonable offer to the president with a balanced plan to raise revenues and cut spending. during a fla tla debate on the fiscal cliff today, the house will not adjourn for the holidays until they have reach add deal. >>> on wall street today it was a mixed day on the market. the dow jump td almost 83 points t. nasdaq fell about 23 points and the s & p 500 was up a little more than two points. >>> anger over action by egypt's new president turned into another violent protest today outside the presidential pals a. there are reports some demonstrators broke through barbed wire and hurled chairs and rocks at police and that people in support of the president beat some protesters with clubs. president morsey angered many people with the decree last month that gave him more power. secretary of state hilary clinton said today the unrest shows an urgent need for dialogue on both sides. >>> the u.s. state department confirmed today it is looking into reports that syrian president may be seeking asylum in another country. reportedly president is l
, the same group of governors will meet with john boehner. california governor jerry brown is not among the group. >>> 7:15. the owner of the drake's bay oyster company is plotting a legal response to the federal decision to shut down his operation. he said he will not give up. the operating permit expired last month at the national seashore. the company was told it will have to leave within 90 days and that area will return to wilderness. >>> oakland's largest pot club gets a key victory in court. a judge ruled that harborside medical center cannot be ejected and they cannot kick them out because it is not breaking state law. now, the landlord will decide again in federal court on december 20th. she wants them out because a federal prosecutor is threatening to seize the property. >>> southern california leaders are demanding that the county be reimbursed for more than $12,000. "the san jose mercury news" show that he used a tax-funded credit card to pay for casino stays, rental car upgrades. he said he will reimburse the county for many expenses within 30 days. but he's disputing some
john sasaki live in sellmo. >> the roads are very wet. and it's across the st. francis drake, that flooded the town several years ago. that's why the people grow concern about the dangers of flooding. >> it's a small town that let's visitors feel like they are away from it all. then something like this could change the mood entirely. rain pounded the town this morning an the series of storms set to drench the north bay. >> i think i'm getting numb. >> less than three quarters of an inch of rain fell here. meteorologist told me, the next couple of rounds through sunday could add another six inches. >> that's going to be interesting. i don't know what to do at the moment. maybe tonight, i will put some sandbag up. >> this is the goodwill store called georgy and willow. >> the town has been diligent. and that's the thing, with any kind of warning, any kind of preparation and with the sandbags. >> at the ross fire station, even with a good soaking this weekend, the town should farewell cause the rain won't come all at once. >> there's going to be breaks in between the storms whic
to a foot of rain, the series of storms is good for bay area reservoirs. john sasaki on where things stand there right now. >> we're in san anselmo which is part of the marine water district, and we're near phoenix lake, one of seven reservoirs in the disstrick. today we stopped by the lake which was peaceful. and even after today's downpour, the reservoir was at 100% in capacity. and in fact, the district's latest numbers, shows phoenix and nearby lake are totally full. overall, the reservoirs are 70% capacity, which is 10% points above the average this time of year. setting the region's water supply well for the future. >> rain that's coming down, the reservoirs. we can increase, 5-10%. >> just in the weekend. >> just in the weekend. >> officials add even the weekend's heavy rains should cause no problems or flooding for this water system. live in san anselmo, ktvu channel 2 news. >> stay with us on ktvu and mobile ktvu. get forecasts anytime. just click on the storm watch tab. >>> developing news out of oakland, police are looking for five people who led them on a car chase. the driver
's official. former giant star barry bonds is on baseball's hall of fame ballot. we spoke to john shea. one of the baseball writers who will help decide who gets in and if he just can't vote for players tainted by drugs. bonds said if you believe i'm a bad person f you believe him a drug person then that's fine. no worries, i'm okay with it. if you want to put me in for what i did as a player that would be great. i would love to be in there with everybody else who deserves it. >> how much would you pay for a rare cup of coffee? starbucks is now offering a speciality coffee for seven dollars for a 16-ounce cup. it's rare, it's hard to grow. it's only available at 46 locations most of them in portland or seattle. >> impressive you could say that so well this houro of the morning. >> let's check in with tara and 880 still struggling? >> your mic isn't on? >> i will wait for you. >> all right. i'm back. things are getting back to normal on 880, slowly but surely after that earlier big rig stall at the fruitvale exit. you may want to give yourself extra time if you are going out the door.
and damage assessment this squeak a nonstop john job. i had a feeling we were going to keep going and going exam going on this. >> leave and debris are clogging city catch basins. anotherdrain just across the street threatened to over flow. another ocean beach -- cars continue to race through the water >> drive slowly. there'snowhere you to go quickly. don't walk through big huddle tell us of stamding water. youdon't know what's under there police blocked this off after a tree toppled. -- in the sunsetdistrict, the mission district, kind of all over town >> workers near city hall said the president wet and win de dimorning had one benefit >> usually you have to get here around 11:30 in the morning to avoid the kroudz >> again, another live look at cars splashing through the water on the public highway. it'sgiven away lots of sapd bags to -- reporting live at ocean beach in san francisco >> now, we head to north bay where some places got nearly 6 inches of rain today. all ofthat scombind rain really took a toll and at least one family is extremely luck wi can i they weren't hurt nfrments a
's a stalemate, let's not kid ourselves. i'm not trying to make this more difficult. >> house speaker john boehner said this isn't the time for public posturing for either side. and he added that what he wants to see right now is serious negotiations and added he's willing to do just that. hundreds of billions of the dollars of cut. >> cole: take effect as of january 1. >>> stocks ended flat at negotiations on that fiscal cliff tended to stall. >>> a rare crime for one south bay city, a luxiourious south bay mansion -- why they're having to rush to collect evidence. >>> download the ktvu app, click the live icon and you can watch all of our newscasts live right there on your mobile device. n >> we return now to our storm watch coverage: flooding shut down a portion of the great highway. the coast guard warned of strong surf after a craft advisory was issued for most of the day. when you look at storm tracker what do you see here? >> that storm watch is going to stay in effect now. as we get into saturday night, sunday morning we have an equally powerful storm moving in. rainfall estimate
president obama. but house speaker john boehner says it's not a series plan. >> i was flabbergasted. i looked at him and said you can't be serious. i just never seen anything like it. >> if they are going to force higher rates on virtually all americans because they are not allowing tax rates to go up rob 2% of americans that is something we will have to face. >>> attorneys for oscar grant's family -- grant was shot and killed by police officer johannes mehserle on new years day back in 2009 in two oakland civil rights attorneys will argue before the ninth circuit court of appeals in san francisco that bart police officers should not receive legal immunity. last year a federal judge ruled to let the suit go forward but the officers appealed that ruling to the ninth circuit court. >>> this is day seven of a strike by clerical workers. contract talks between the workers and shippers at the ports of los angeles and long beach have resumed. the walk out by the clerk has dramatically slowed activity at the ports. dock workers are refusing to cross the picket lines. >>> oak 4:36 now. much qu
. john boehner says this is a cellible one and hopes the administration will respond in a timely way. >>> a new trader joe's grocery store is located on california and it's now open. trader joe's now has five stores in san francisco. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. be sure to join us at 5:00 with more on the storm cleanup.
district 13. >>> the founder of mcafee said he left belize. a reporter spoke to john mcafee and asked him if the accusations are true, that he killed his neighborhood. >> reporter: did you kill him -- killed his neighbor? >> reporter: did you kill him? >> why did would i kill him? >> reporter: do you believe this is a vendetta to take you down and kill you? >> absolutely, sir. >> police say he is not a suspect, they just want to talk to him to get answers in their investigation. >>> apple says it is on track for its goal of having the iphone 5 available in 100 markets by the end of the market. it will be on sale in south korea friday, followed by 50 countries. that will bring the total number of countries to 102. >>> new reports say facebook may be purchasing what's app? the app allows users to send messages using data plans instead of text plans. facebook founder mark zuckerberg said the company is working to expand its mobile platforms. >>> we had a calm, clear day today, how soon our next round of rain arrives. >> predicting the next pineapple express. >> what this teen received today
. >>> the strange saga of john mca fee continues today with word he is in guatemala seeking asylum. the anti-virus software founder posted a message on his blog today saying he escaped from belize. he says he is meeting with guatemalan officials today and if all goes well he'll do a press conference tomorrow. authorities in belize want to talk to him as a pen of interest in the murder of his neighbor. he claims he's innocent. >>> sonoma county firefighters are work to be determine the cause of a fire that left a house a total loss. crews from twelve agencies raced to stadler lane outside petaluma about 3:30 a.m. the house of engulfed in flames. firefighters say no one lived there. the yard was covered with things such as twelve vehicles, a boat and even a camper. >>> contra costa county's former top vice officer is now expected to plead guilty in connection with a scheme to sell confiscated drugs on the street. and plea deal, norman wielsch will plead guilty to tomorrow to five counts including theft and conspiracy to distribute marijuana and methamphetamine. under terms of the deal he will
janine de la vega. >>> software company founder john mcafee says he plans to seek asylum in guatemala after being named a person of interest in a murder case. he is wanted for questioning in the murder of his neighbor last month. he says he has nothing to do with it and fled because he fears persecution. police say he is not a suspect they just want to talk to him. >>> police in new york may be closing in on a suspect after a man was pushed in front of an on coming subway train and killed. the man being questioned has implicated himself in the attack. he was tarkenton custody yesterday. 58-year-old man was hit and killed. part of that confrontation was caught on cell phone video. >>> the new york post is being criticized for running a front page picture of the victim seconds before he was killed with the headline doomed. the photographer said he happens to be nearby and trying to warn the train operator by flashing his camera but it was too late. >>> a woman is recovering from minor injuries after being hit by a car inside a berkeley liquor store. a driver lost control of his car at 9
. the event is to comet rate 50 years of the pro football hall of fame, including john maddened an howie long, 150 raider season ticketholders are invited to the event and then tonight, the raiders host the denver broncos. >>> larry ellison's oracle racing team is being accused of cheating. an italian challenger claims the team has been spying by planting someone in an inflatable boat and taking up close images of the italian and new zealand yachts. an international jury is considering the allegations but experts say the accusations are overblown and that the competitors are constantly looking for an edge. the finals are scheduled for september in the san francisco bay. >>> local democrats want to make sure offshore drill something permanently banned in the bay area. they are asking the president to create a new no-drilling ocean preserve from bodega bay to point arena in mendocino county. the protection will be california's largest ocean preserve in 20 years and has been endorsed by governor jerry brown. >>> the oakland police department has agreed to hand over authority of the command staff
. i looked at him and i said, you can't be serious. >> what shocked john boehner and are we getting any closer to an agreement? look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. reliability and ways to connect. because we know how much you do to make the holidays just right. from ornaments to ottomans, memories are made with ikea. >>> there's some thick fog, a little bit in the east bay and north bay. >>> new this morning, secretary of state, hillary clinton, warning that there is a redline for the united states if syria uses chemical weapons in thei
on the track. > > yes. > and it's gorgeous. > > john williams, a great score. > daniel day-lewis- > > he's gonna win. he's gonna win the oscar. > hands down. i forgot it was him. i really thought i was watching lincoln. > > i think the movie is going to win best picture. that's my call. > absolutely. and i also saw "flight" over the weekend- > > another great movie. > excellent. absolutely. great movie. moving on to what's coming out this week. there's just so much to watch! "the collection" and "killing them softly." > > "the collection" is this horror film. it's a sequel to a horror film that not very many people saw a few years ago. forget about that one. "killing them softly," brad pitt plays a mob enforcer, and the movie is really sort of about how the economy even affects the criminal underworld, and how even they're sort of selling themselves off for the highest buck and their prices are going down. i am not crazy about the movie. it's more interesting to talk about than to actually watch. > what do you expect at the box office this weekend coming off such a huge weekend last week
with chronicle reporter john shay anotia said he just can't vote for players taking performance enhancing drugs even if it is barry bonds. he said if you believe i am a bad person or a drug person, no worries, i am okay with that. if you want to put me in for what i did as a player, that would be great, i want to be with everybody else who deserves it. >>> we are talking about some starbucks customers paying a lot of money for a little morning coffee. starbucks is now offering a specialty coffee costa rica and it is available mostly up in portland seattle. >> we were talking about fold gers. >> tara is covering traffic is morning. >>> it is cloudy and we still have a high wind advisory in effect. let's head down to the 880 split and folks are headed northbound no delays and headed towards the plaza, it is not that bad typically at this time of the morning we see a lot more back up so those metering lights are on and let's head back to the desk. >>> palo alto police are frantically searching after a young man made a frightening discovery. right now they say it is not making them feel safe. >>> i
. >> this is john. checking the phones. >> hello? >> you see the problem. the phone failed before our cameras today. he sent help out. the towers are scattered around the campus and provide a direct line to a police dispatcher. two dozen are outside and they are known to fail. students are grateful for the service when it works. >> anybody somebody needs help it is helpful. >> police blame weather and an aging system and say the university is making it a top property. >>> george lucas plans to build a park with statues of two famous movie characters. the park will be built at the sight of a old building. it will include a statue of yoda. the plans also call for a statue of indiana jones. >>> over to our chief meteorologist bill martin. >> it will hit on the morning commute. everything more intense on the morning commute. a lot of the bay area, you will get in your car on a wet and windy day. nasty tomorrow. why? look sat this moisture stream. -- look at this moisture stream. coming through the bay area in the next couple of days. right now, what is happening? heavier rain in the north bay. some poc
house speaker john bohener hinted lawmakers are back to square one on settling the cliff chatter. "no subsantive progress has been made in the talks between the white house and and the house over the last two weeks." the stock market briefly sold off on boehner's comments, but then bounced back. optimism had been growing after president obama and representative boehner made remarks wednesday that a deal could be worked out. now speaker boehner insists there are still many roadblocks in the way. last night, boehner offered no details but rejected the democrats' $4-trillion plan presented by treasury secretary timothy geithner. investors have a more optimistic view on the global economy. a new survey by bloomberg shows 2/3 of investors surveyed described the worldwide economy has either stable or improving. overall, they considered the global economy to be in the best shape in 18 months. when asked which countries will offer the best investing opportunities for next year, the u.s. ranked number 1 for the 8th quarter in a row. china came in second, and europe was considered the worst for
president barack obama to work on the fiscal cliff. they will meet with house speaker john boehner, governor jerry brown is actually not in the group. >>> white house is rejecting the republican fiscal proposal. and it is a counteroffer to the one president barack obama offered last week. coming up, what the white house says is missing in the republican proposal. >>> time now time to bring tara back. if anybody is headed for the bay bridge, what do you want them to know. >> if we take a live look, this happens in just a matter of minutes and i bet you it is going on right now. so give yourself extra time if you are headed into the city right now. we can show you 580 westbound and then also up in the pittsburgh antioch area, slow going there on highway 4 as you make your way towards concord. last but not least, 280 san jose and traffic is moving along pretty well. 6:07 here is steve. >>> cloudy skies, now last hour, there has been some light rain in mendocino and down to salina, it is cloudy and a few areas of fog. this system is considerably weaker than the one we have and it looks like we w
with congress to work on a solution to the fiscal cliff. in the afternoon they will meet with house speaker john boehner and governor jerry brown is not in that group. >>> tara is back, you know all about our commute, what is happening in pacifica. >>> well, to the northport tall bridge, they are able to stabilize that weak spot. right now we will take a live look headlights are flowing nicely as you make your way towards the mcarthur maze. up next, we have 880 up near the oakland coliseum, same story staff is flowing very nicely. it is dark up there but take my word for it, traffic is flowing nicely, 5:07 let's check with steve. >>> ukiah announced they can't hold a candle to what was there. heavier amounts will not be to the north. any rain on already saturated soil will need to be watched. one to two will cover it, i think this system will weaken considerably. it doesn't mean we will not get more rain. the pattern will change, there could be some morning drizzle in some of the higher elevations and rain in the north bay, you can see it there having returns near clover dale, winds near clover
around the board walk. also capitola and back into the santa cruz mountains. san jose my friend john said paulson it's pouring down here. and reports coming in from fremont. and back over toward the east bay. i know san roe moan, danville to black how long as well. and then coming out wide you can see a lot of that some of this rain will move south. it's moving. that is the good news. upstream there is so much more that has to come in. if you've got a little break up toward mendocino county and lake county, napa, and marin by the way there is 3-7 inches of rain up toward the russian river area. we'll have updates on warnings and watches and another system will be here on sunday. >> thank you, steve. >>> 5:52 is the time right now. you like money but do. >>> slamming the lid down on a long-time bay area oyster farm. why it will not be business as usual. >>> well impressive ban moving through. in fact urban and small streams. about an inch of rain has fallen on santa cruz in the last hour. rain has let up but now it's starting to pick up a bit. >>> the drakes bay oyster company permit to op
will be honored at monday's opening session of the state assembly. john perez wants to pay tribute to his bravery and his family has been gathering signatures to ask the boy scouts to change its policy. >> the court could decide on whether it'll take up the issue of gay marriage as soon as monday. the justices met behind closed doors but didn't take any action on proposition eight. supporters of same sex marriage are hoping the court will decide not to review proposition eightf. that happens a lower court ruling would take effect legalizing same sex marriage in california. couples could get married as soon as tuesday. >> we will be ready with volunteers that we already have in place and volunteer who are being trained today. we will have a one stop shop for anyone who wants to get married. >> the court could also decide to hear several cases related to the defense of marriage act. they would be argued in march or april with the decision expected by the end of june. >> the first man to back out of prison under proposition 36 is thanking voters for it. he spent the last 25 years of his life ser
bay. just heard from john who has had five inches of rain. said it's calm but the rain is starting to fall. nothing too heavy. yet it is heavy for some. some of the heavy rainfall means we have a flash flood watch out again. so far leader of the pack would be santa cruz. santa cruz mountains. i know sergio 2.5 inches of rain. santa cruz mountains can take a lot of rain but when it gets to be that much, things get serious which is why they had that small stream flood advisory. also san jose and back over toward campbell and willow glen. and over into livermore sunol grade i know there has been very heavy rain there. things to the north are just more bursts of moderate rain to steady rain. it look loosic there is a pretty good little cell right there. there has been very heavy rain on highway 24. american canyon and vallejo. north bay things are picking up. we'll have more on that in a second. pam and dave. >>> zynga changing its relationship status with facebook. they have updated the terms of their relationship and means looser ties between the game maker and social network. it all
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